This lesson plan and guide helps those students who have experienced unexpected tragic events and do not know what to do with the"Big Feelings" that arise from the event, Classroom activity, "How to be your own Safety Detective"-helping students find out where they feel the most safe, and one additional activity. List of feeling words and "5 Steps to Handling Big Emotions hand out." Clip art, printables, no prep needed.
Students will learn to understand how they feel and what they wish would happen
Students will learn coping strategies
Students will realize it is ok to have their "big feelings" and it is OK to cry
Children will learn how to relieve stress
Children will learn to identify where they feel safe
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